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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-18-2016, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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Mustang wheels on taurus

I've noticed quite a few sets of mustang wheels pop up on my local CL feed relatively cheap with tires.

Only starting to research the fitament, but anyone else ever look into this?

I dislike a lot of aftermarket wheels, so I tend to look to oem.

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I know this is an "old" thread....but I don't believe you can use RWD wheels on a FWD car...but I could be wrong.
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You can use a RWD wheel on a FWD car as long as the offset is close enough to spec to avoid interference issues. Many of the newer RWD cars use a higher positive offset.

I believe the Taurus wheel is +40mm. A lower positive offset pushes the tire/wheel combination further outboard from the axle hub centerline so you can play with wheel width/offset combinations to find the ideal fitment.

Best advice is don't spend the money until you have ensured the fit!

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